Posts Tagged 'alcohol abuse'

Drinking Problems and Why Alcoholism is more common than you think

Drinking Problems and Why Alcoholism is more common than you think

Nobody wants to admit that they have a drinking problem…

Society in fact makes drinking look appealing. Happy hours, Caribbean vacation with frozen cocktails, college parties, etc. About one out of every five movies, TV shows and songs have alcohol or drinking involved.

What does this promote to kids? That drinking is acceptable and “cool”. And it shows, as according to SAMHSA, 26.6% of Americans under the legal age for alcohol consumption are drinking. It may not seem like a high percentage, but ...

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Is Teenage Alcohol Use A Natural Defense Mechanism

Is Teenage Alcohol Use A Natural Defense Mechanism

I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis. –George Montgomery

Cuddling a newborn is the same as holding a bundle of pure potential–a human destiny embodied in flesh.  Most parents, when envisioning their child’s journey through adulthood, cling to the vision of a happy future; they optimistically tackle the challenges of parenthood by making endless sacrifices to ensure that opportunities ...

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Evolution of the Functional Alcoholic

Human beings aren’t destined to become alcohol users or abusers–or so it might seem–but the annals of human history are punctuated with stories of man’s struggle with the substance.  Our ancestors, ancient hominids, discovered that imbibing water containing rotten fruit produced an intoxicating effect and subsequently taught themselves how to control alcohol production by intentionally catalyzing fermentation.  Anthropologists can only speculate as to why primitive man would promote the production and ...

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Part II– Footprints In Recovery

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first fifty-five minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I knew the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” ~ Albert Einstein

Footprints In Recovery
The Imperatives for Residents

1) Be Responsible:
You are, or are becoming, physically free of mind-altering chemicals and chemical dependency. The first imperative in recovery is Abstinence. You don’t drink ...

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Another Beautiful Day on the OBX

Another beautiful day in the outer banks of NC

Footprints In Recovery gang still working on their New Years Resolutions and everyone is hitting the gym right now staying sober and shedding pounds

Getting Fit!!

MIND, BODY AND SOUL

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Welcome to Footprints in Recovery

Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation

Footprints in Recovery offers affordable drug and alcohol addiction rehab for substance abuse. We provide a small and very private 7 bed recovery home, located on the spectacular and historic Outer Banks of North Carolina. Footprints in Recovery Center offers a full service 12-step based recovery program for private drug and alcohol addiction.

Our center’s program strives to be different from the majority of recovery centers by providing a more intimate and personal setting with individualized plans. Clients ...

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